Inside Vancouver | Wild About Vancouver Outdoor Eduction Festival by Jane Weiss | April 12th, 2016
CBC News | British Columbia by Margaret Gallagher | April 16th, 2015
UBC education expert says kids benefit from learning outdoors
The Georgia Straight by Stephen Hui | April 15th, 2015
Wild About Vancouver festival highlights benefits of outdoor education
Fresh Air Learning and Environmental Youth Alliance
among groups hosting free events
Growing up in industrial Hamilton, Ontario, Cara Agro didn’t have much in the way of green space close to home. Years later, the early childhood educator is more than making up for her past nature deficit as a facilitator for Fresh Air Learning, a local charitable organization that runs forest schools for Metro Vancouver children between the ages of three and 12.
Vancouver Courier | by Deanna Cheng | April 14th, 2015
Get Wild About Vancouver and EAT!
From watching eagles soar to identifying edible spring plants to kayaking by Jericho Beach, the first annual Wild About Vancouver Outdoor Education Festival has a little bit of everything to draw and engage families of all age and sizes.
Vancouver Courier | by Pat Johnson | January 8th, 2015
Pacific Spirit: Heeding the call of nature
B.C. residents gain spiritual benefits from being outdoors.
There are a few reasons why British Columbians are the least religiously affiliated people in Canada, and among the least affiliated in the world. My theory is that a lot of people come here to escape their past — their roots, their relatives and their religion. There’s also the weather and the natural beauty of the great outdoors.